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  • Music Notes for March the 2nd!

    Birthdays

    1900: Composer Kurt Weill is born in Dessau, Germany. Know for The Threepenny Opera and it's famous ballad "Mack the Knife."

    1922: Saxophonist Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis born New York.

    1923: Orrin Keepnews, founder of Riverside Records.

    1940: Lou Reed is born Lewis Reed in Brooklyn, New York.

    1949 : Eddie Money is born Joseph Mahoney in Brooklyn, New York.

    1950: Karen Carpenter (of the Carpenters) is born in New Haven, Connecticut.



    Music News, Events, Charts and History

    1961: The Everly Brothers had their third UK No.1 single with 'Walk Right Back' a song written by Sonny Curtis of The Crickets.

    1967: 9th Grammy Awards: "Strangers in the Night" by Frank Sinatra wins best record, "Michele" by The Beatles best song.

    1969: Dmitri Shostakovitch finishes his 10th Symphony.

    1974: 16th Grammy Awards: Roberta Flack Best Record - "Killing Me Softly", Stevie Wonder Best Album - "Innervisions."

    1975: A policeman who stopped a Lincoln Continental for running a red light in Los Angeles was surprised to find Paul McCartney at the wheel with his wife Linda. The cop detected a smell of marijuana and on searching the car found eight ounces of the drug. Linda was arrested for the offence.

    1983 : The first CD players are released in America, along with 16 albums on CD.

    1988 : U2 win their first Grammy Awards, taking Album of the Year and Best Performance by Rock Duo or Group with Vocal for The Joshua Tree.

    1991 : Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game" peaks at #6 on the US chart. The song became a smash-hit after an instrumental version was featured in the 1990 David Lynch film Wild at Heart.

    Sad Notes

    1925: Charlie Christian dies at 25.

    1999: Dusty Springfield died after a long battle against cancer, aged 59. The British singer had her first UK hit single in 1963 with "I Only Want To Be With You," which reached No.4, the 1966 UK No.1 & US No.4 single with "You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me" plus over 15 other UK Top 40 singles.


    2008: Canadian guitarist, singer, Jeff Healey, died of cancer. Healey lost his sight to retinoblastoma, a rare cancer of the eyes when he was 8 months old, resulting in his eyes being surgically removed. After living cancer-free for 38 years, he developed sarcoma in his legs. Despite surgery for this, the sarcoma spread to his lungs and ultimately was the cause of his death. Healey released over 12 albums, presented a long running radio show and worked with many artists including; Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, ZZ Top & Eric Clapton.
    Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
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  • #2
    Er, ah, March 3rd you mean?

    First CD player - wow. I remember the excitement that brought back then for us consumers...

    Killing Me Softly - love that song!
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    • #3
      Guess it shows was doing it just before gave my pillow some head.
      Myles B. Astor, PhD, Administrator
      Senior Editor, Positive-Feedback.com
      ________________________________________

      -Magico S5 Mk.2 speakers with SPod feet
      -Goldmund Telos 280 stereo amp
      -Goldmund Mimesis 37S Nextgen preamplifier
      -Doshi V3.0 phonostage
      -VPI Vanquish direct-drive turntable
      -VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy dual pivot tonearm, VPI 12-inch 3D Fat Boy gimballed and SAT LM-12 arm
      -Lyra Atlas SL Lambda, Fuuga, vdh Colibri Master Signature, MutechHayabusa, MOFI Master Tracker, Sumiko Songbird cartridges
      -Technics RS1506 with Flux Magnetic heads, Doshi V3.0 tape stage (balanced)
      -Assorted cables including Transparent XL Gen. 5, Skogrand, Viero, Kubala-Sosna, Audience Au24SX, Genesis Advanced Technologies and Ensemble Power Cords
      -Accessories including Stillpoint Aperture panels, Cathedral Sound panels, Furutech NCF Nano AC receptacles; Silver Circle Tchaik 6 PLC, Symposium ISIS and SRA Craz racks, Audiodharma Cable Cooker, Symposium Ultra and assorted SRA platforms.

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